Wednesday 30th September 2020

Late news, 29/9, Pendeen: 4 Swallows, north over B3306 by village school at 17:00. (M Wilkinson, W Ambler)

Late news, 29/9, Hallworthy: 163 Lesser Black backed Gull in ploughed field. (S Grose)

Hayle Estuary RSPB: 1 Pectoral Sandpiper briefly from the causeway but pushed off by the rising tide, it appeared to head towards Copperhouse Creek but couldn’t be relocated, also 7 Pink-footed Geese and Spotted Redshank from the causeway. (B Dallas, DK Parker)

Stithian’s Reservoir: Great White Egret still at southern cut off 3pm. (G Kingdon, M Grantham) Also 12 Mediterranean Gulls at southern end (M Grantham)

Pendeen (15:10-16:40): 7+ Grey Phalarope, 9 Balearic Shearwater, 3 Manx Shearwater. (P Taylor, H Mitchell) 2 Grey Phalarope on sea and in flight, 10+ Balearic Shearwater, Kittiwake, 2 Purple Sandpiper on rocks below lighthouse. (B and R Burgess)

Porthgwarra (10:00-10:30):16 Balearic Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 2 Great Skua. (R Archer) 7 Balearic Shearwater and 2 Arctic Skua early pm. (M Wallace) (15:15-16:45): 114 Balearic Shearwater, 1 Manx Shearwater, 1 ad Pomarine Skua. (G Hirons) 1 Wheatear. (J Cook) 1 Turtle Dove still at Ardensawah. (M Wallace)

Wheatear- Jon Cook

Coverack: 158 Balearic Shearwater, 8 Manx Shearwater, 3 Sooty Shearwater this pm. (J Foster)

Sennen Cove: 1 Lapland Bunting over. (G Hirons)

Kenidjack Valley: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (P Fraser) 4 Chough. (B and R Burgess)

Wadebridge: 6 Cattle Egret below Trewornan Bridge early am. (S Grose)

Porthilly Point:1 Osprey, 14 Mediterranean Gull, 49 Oystercatcher, 3 Curlew. (S Grose)

Restronguet: 1 Osprey, 10 pale-bellied Brent Goose, 1 Spotted Redshank, 3 Firecrest. (J Chapple)

Crowdy Reservoir: 1 Common Sandpiper below the dam wall, 2 Treecreeper behind car park, 1 Tawny Owl, 38 Meadow Pipit, 1 Chiffchaff .(S Grose)

Porth Joke, Crantock: Yellow-browed Warbler still at 11:00 with tit flock at bottom of hill by metal gate. (T Wilson)

Mousehole: 9 Arctic Skua and 1 Pom Skua. (L Proctor, M Elliott)

Caerthillian: 1 Turtle Dove reported.

Polbathic Creek: 2 Grey Wagtail in garden. (A Blonden)

Tremple Pool: 1 Osprey, 1 Stock dove, 41 Curlew, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 14 Greenshank, c20 Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Kingfisher, 5 Teal, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe (L Sampson)

Crugmeer: 1 Short-eared Owl towards Stepper Point, 1 Barn Owl. (S Grose)

Trebetherick Point: 4 Ringed Plover. (R McDougall)

Downderry: 1 Arctic Skua, 2 Mediterranean Gulls and 20 Kittiwakes moved west (0725-0845). Later (1425-1550) c50 Kittiwakes, 2 Mediterranean Gulls and a Common Gull. (A Payne)

Camel Estuary: 410 Mediterranean Gull between The quarry and Padstow this evening. 3 Spotted Redshank in Pinkston Creek. (D Julian)

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